In Philadelphia, Ballet Neighbors Divided by Style

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In Philadelphia, Ballet Neighbors Divided by Style

New York TimesMar 9, 2018
Matthew Neenan, a founder of BalletX and a continuing choreographic contributor to it, has for several years been the resident choreographer for Pennsylvania Ballet. Both companies tour extensively, often appearing in New York at the Joyce Theater. (BalletX is due back at the end of June.).
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How a 1960s Cookbook Became a Window into the Secret Lives of …

Atlas ObscuraApr 4, 2018
After rigorous rehabilitation and settling into her new way of being in the world, Le Clerq set out on an ambitious project, the aforementioned Ballet Cook Book. Though she didn’t have formal culinary training, Le Clercq relished her time in the kitchen. In letters to friends, she shared memories of her latest …
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Houston Ballet Staff Share Their Harvey Recovery Story At National …

Houston Public MediaMar 15, 2018
Mary Elsey, the Ballet’s associate production manager, and Travis Richardson, its technical director, tell Houston Matters producer Michael Hagerty about how the ordeal has changed the way they work and what advice they plan to give other arts organizations around the country to help them be better …
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Renowned Ballerina’s Hamptons Home Listed for $37 Million

Wall Street JournalMar 26, 2018
The family of Sono Osato, once a renowned ballet dancer, is listing her Hamptons summer home for $37 million. The traditional-style home sits on almost 4 acres on Quimby Lane in Bridgehampton, a quiet lane overlooking Sagg Pond. The 7,200-square-foot house has five bedrooms, all with fireplaces, …
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Bruning Gets Breakfast Attendees Moving

Georgetowner15 hours ago
Georgetowner Publisher Sonya Bernhardt, Chamber Dance Project Artistic Director Diane Coburn Bruning and Russian Chamber Art Society Artistic Director Vera Danchenko-Stern at the April 5 breakfast. Photo by Richard Selden. Diane Coburn Bruning, founder and artistic director of contemporary ballet …
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Limited-Time Introductory Fitness Classes Offered at the Berkeley …

TAPinto.netApr 4, 2018
ADULT BALLET – Discover your inner dancer when you sign up for Adult Ballet with Megan. This 8-week class will focus on the classical technique of ballet in a fun and easy to follow environment. You can expect a full ballet class experience from working at the ballet barre to leaping across the floor!
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Bryant Park Picnics Announces 2018 Summer Season

New Jersey Stage20 hours ago
For the first time, Bryant Park hosts a massive, free outdoor ballet master class in partnership with American Ballet Theatre. Shakespeare – For the 5th consecutive summer, The Drilling Company returns with a trio of beloved Shakespeare plays as well as a special Shakespeare birthday event. The Drilling …

‘Flood of creativity’ in 7 Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre world premieres

Tribune-ReviewMar 14, 2018
Seven world premieres will fill Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s upcoming “New Works” performances, a flood of creativity unleashed from its own ranks. Each of the new pieces is by a different dancer on the company roster, from principal dancers to members of the corps de ballet. Artistic director Terrence Orr …
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YMCA to host annual dance recital and spring musical

RiverBender.com20 hours ago
EDWARDSVILLE – The Edwardsville YMCA is preparing for their annual Spring Dance Recital held at the Wildey Theatre in Edwardsville, Illinois. Three short programs will showcase the talented dancers, ranging in age from 3 to 13, in various disciplines including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Hip-hop. Each show …
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Balanchine’s ‘Square Dance’ Speaks Ballet With an American Accent

New York TimesJan 30, 2018
Ballet, which began life in Western Europe during the Renaissance, is danced all over the globe with many accents. The many ways in which it can be (and seem) American often occupied the mind of the Russian-born choreographer George Balanchine, who moved to New York in 1933 and became an …

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